Liga Artzit (basketball)

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Liga Artzit
SportBasketball
Founded1957
CEONaftali Goshen
No. of teams24 (Two districts)
CountryIsrael Israel
ContinentEuropean Union FIBA Europe (Europe)
Level on pyramid3rd Tier (Israel)
Promotion toLiga Leumit
Relegation toLiga Alef
Domestic cup(s)Association Cup
Official websitewww.ibba.one.co.il

Liga Artzit (Hebrew: ליגה ארצית‎. Artzit) is the third tier level league of basketball competition in Israel. It is the league level that is below the second tier level Liga Leumit.

League system[edit]

The league contains 12 clubs (in two districts), which compete in a home-and-away round-robin. At the end of the season, the first team from each district (South/North) is promoted to the Liga Leumit.

The two teams that finish at the bottom of the table are relegated to the fourth tier, Liga Alef.

Current teams[edit]

North[edit]

Team City
Beitar Kfar Yona Kfar Yona
Hapoel Acre Acre
Hapoel Emek Hefer Hefer Valley
Hapoel Gilboa Maayanot Gilboa
Hapoel Kafr Qasim Kafr Qasim
Hapoel Kfar Saba Kfar Saba
Hapoel Ma'alot-Tarshiha Ma'alot-Tarshiha
Hapoel Migdal Haemek Migdal Haemek
Hapoel Safed Galil Safed
Ironi Kiryat Ono Kiryat Ono
Maccabi Hadera Hadera
Maccabi Kiryat Bialik Kiryat Bialik

South[edit]

Team City
Elitzur Givat Shmuel Givat Shmuel
Elitzur Nahal Sorek Nahal Sorek
Elitzur Ramla Ramla
Hapoel Hevel Eilot Hevel Eilot
Hapoel Lod Lod
Ironi Ramat Gan Ramat Gan
Maccabi Ma'ale Adumim Ma'ale Adumim
Maccabi Maccabim Maccabim-Re'ut
Maccabi Petah Tikva Petah Tikva
Maccabi Rehovot Rehovot
Maccabi Sderot Sderot
Maccabi Shoham Shoham

League champions[edit]

Season North champion South champion
2015–16 Hapoel Haifa Maccabi Rehovot
2016–17 Maccabi Kiryat Motzkin Elitzur Yavne
2017–18 Elitzur Netanya Elitzur Ashkelon
2018–19 A.S. Ramat Hasharon Hapoel Hevel Modi'in

External links[edit]